Seán Coughlan

Seán has over 20 years of management, board and advisory group experience across for-profit, non-profit and academic sectors – having previously co-founded and led Social Entrepreneurs Ireland, served as CEO at and sat on the Enterprise Advisory Board at Dublin City University. He has extensive insight in the areas of strategic planning, entrepreneurship and organisational development.

Luke Fitzgerald

Luke is an accountant who has worked with NGO’s in Africa and the Middle East for over 10 years. He has held a number of senior positions; with a particular focus on financial management, process design, project management, risk mitigation, and fraud prevention. He directs HDF’s financial management and risk mitigation processes to ensure the potential of HDF resources is realised.

Aengus Ó Dochartaigh

Aengus has spent over a decade working with community-based organisations, international NGOs and private consultancies. Following stints in Fiji and Palestine, he has worked in multiple countries across Africa and Asia with a focus on external relations and strategy development. He oversees HDF’s partnerships and legacy strategy to support the sector in finding solutions to violence against children.

Board of Directors

Dr John Climax

Founder and Chairman

Emma Campbell

Tracy Duggan

Prof Dr Hans Rainer Künzle

David Moffitt

Dr James Smith